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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# apollo house

Last year
Permission granted to build one of Ireland's tallest buildings on site of former Apollo House
The development on Tara Street is taller than the Capital Dock by three metres.
All time
An Taisce appeal puts plans for 21-storey development at Apollo House site on hold
An Taisce claim that the proposal does not protect the major cultural inheritance of the surrounding area.
Former site of Apollo House sold for over €50 million
An office block with retail units will be built on the property in Dublin city centre.
Former Apollo House site put on the market
Apollo House site goes on sale with permission for a new office-block in its place.
Apollo House will soon be a thing of the past as demolition work begins
The office block on Dublin’s Tara Street is about to be torn down.
RTÉ journalist takes Apollo House organiser Brendan Ogle to court over Facebook post
An RTÉ story last year said that Ogle’s Unite union sought an exemption from providing social housing during Apollo House.
'One former Apollo House resident has died on the streets already'
Many former residents feel let down.
'People are dying': One year after Apollo House and homelessness is worse than ever
The Home Sweet Home campaign received widespread attention when it took over Apollo House on Hawkins Street for homeless people.
Apollo House vigil cancelled amid reports of sex crime convictions for homeless man who died
Stephen “Jack” Watson had previously been deported from Australia.
Home Sweet Home donations to be given to groups tackling homelessness
About €129,000 was unspent after the occupation of Apollo House in Dublin ended.
Apollo House is going to be demolished
Hawkins House – widely known as the capital’s ‘ugliest building’ – will also be redeveloped.
Dublin Lord Mayor calls for Home Sweet Home to donate remaining €129,000 to homeless charities
Brendan Carr said that the funds raised by the campaign should “be immediately put to use assisting people in housing need”.
What has happened to Home Sweet Home (and the €190,000 that was donated)?
The campaign responsible for the occupation of Apollo House has been quiet in recent months.
Mannix Flynn: 'Apollo House completely failed'
The Dublin City councillor said that the criticism of the council was unfair and the occupation “didn’t achieve anything”.
'There are definitely stories that would fit onto the big screen': Jim Sheridan reflects on Apollo House
The film director is proud of what the Apollo House occupation achieved.
Poll: Do you think the Apollo House occupation was a success?
Legal proceedings formally ended yesterday.
Beds and furniture removed from Apollo House as legal proceedings officially end
The receivers intend to sell the building, which forms part of a block due for re-development.
Demolition of Apollo House put on hold
Objections about plans for the site have been made to An Bord Pleanála.
Home Sweet Home accuses minister of 'U-turn' as Anti-Evictions Bill voted down
The bill was narrowly voted down in the Dáil yesterday.
Everyone was equal, we left our egos at the door: Why I volunteered at Apollo House
Hazel Larkin tells her personal experience of what supporting residents meant to them – and to her.
'This is only the start' - The occupation has ended, but what's next for Home Sweet Home?
The occupation of Apollo House has ended – but what happens next?
Tears and cheers as Apollo House occupiers claim a 'sad victory'
There were tears and cheers in equal measure this morning following today’s leaving Apollo House.
Apollo House occupation: One resident remains inside the building
The majority of residents and activists formally left the building this afternoon.
"Not one person left behind" - there's a cheerful defiance about Apollo House this evening
The remaining occupants of the Nama-controlled building have been ordered to vacate the building by the High Court.
Simon Coveney says residents must leave Apollo House but denies plans to 'forcibly push them out'
The minister said misinformation has been swirling on Twitter.
'We are going to defy this court order': Apollo House occupiers say they're not going anywhere
They had been ordered to leave the building by 12 noon today.
'Apollo House was about much more than 35 people in one building'
This country needs a lot more people to say enough is enough, and on many more issues than homelessness, writes Frankie Gaffney.
Leaving Apollo House?: Home Sweet Home claims residents are coming back because of drug use
The activist group says alternative accommodation is not appropriate.
Home Sweet Home makes government deal but future of Apollo House uncertain
Residents at the facility are to be housed in two new ‘acclimation facilities’.
Home Sweet Home co-founder has multiple convictions for robbery, kidnap and aggravated burglary
Quentin Sheridan is no longer permitted to enter Apollo House.
No deal reached over occupiers leaving Apollo House
Talks between Government and activists went on until late last night.
Home Sweet Home co-founder no longer allowed entry to Apollo House
Quentin Sheridan originally founded the group in October.
Nama has identified nearly 7,000 homes for social housing - but only 2,748 have been taken
That is according to the agency’s annual report, published yesterday.
Apollo House occupiers demand Government puts Nama buildings 'on the table' to address homelessness
The group have been ordered to leave the building by next Wednesday.
"This is not living it's just existing": Apollo House volunteer on her struggle to find a home
Carrie Hennessy, who is herself homeless, handed in a petition to the Department of Finance today.
"I think people are very angry": Protesters call for action on homelessness in Dublin march
Around 250 people took part in a march to the Department of Finance this afternoon.
Edward Norton and Judd Apatow have been tweeting their support of Home Sweet Home
The movement is going global.
Apollo House launches nightly 'mobile outreach' team
The group behind the occupied Nama-controlled building, Home Sweet Home, has launched the service following “extremely generous donations from the Irish public”.
Occupation of empty Dublin apartment block by homelessness activists ends
The group said a number of Nama-owned buildings have been cherry-picked for occupation.
'Irish people are suckers for celebrity endorsements': Dublin council chief on Apollo House
Owen Keegan has criticised the occupation.